January, 2009

Blemishes mar a sumptuous history of Australian art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.01.09

In 1886, there was a tussle for control over the future direction of Australian art. At its heart the dispute appeared simple, but it highlighted a deep division. A student of the School of Art in Melbourne, Alice Chapman, was...» Read More

Aboriginal artists take a stand on heart health to close the gap

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.01.09

Seven well known Aboriginal artists, Lloyd Hornsby, Laurie Nilsen, Peter Muraay Djerippi Mulcahy, Debbie Taylor, Raquel Jackson, Jennifer Herd and Bianca Beetson are each donating a major piece of work to be auctioned at the Heart Foundation s second annual...» Read More

Winner announced for final category of the WA Indigenous Art Awards

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.01.09

Western Australian artist Shane Pickett has won the final category of Australia’s richest indigenous contemporary art awards, picking up the People’s Choice Award in the inaugural Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards 2008. Culture and Arts Minister John Day congratulated local...» Read More

Icons of the Desert

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.01.09

Post by Will Owen about the new icons of the desert exhibition: The largest exhibition in the United States to date of seminal works of contemporary Aboriginal painting from central Australia will open on January 10 at Cornell University's Herbert...» Read More